Massachusetts has a strong network of organizations
ready to provide your company with an array of business services
and technical support.
The official website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
provides comprehensive information to help businesses and
residents access state and local resources and online services.
Alliance for Economic Development (MAED)
MAED is a private,
non-profit partnership of business, industry leaders, and
government dedicated to the economic growth of Massachusetts.
Its array of services include site selection, research and
Office of Minority & Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA)
An agency within the Massachusetts Department of Business
Development, SOMWBA promotes business and non-profit organizations
owned or operated by minorities and women. Its services include
assistance with certification, business development, procurement
and marketing, advocacy and more.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP) MassMEP
is part of a nationwide network of technical, manufacturing
and business specialists linked together by the U.S. Department
of Commerce and the National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST). The organization provides performance-based training
programs to area manufacturing companies, as well as other
services designed to improve enterprise- and supply-chain
Biotechnology Council (MBC)
The leading advocate
for the Bay State's world-premier, life-science cluster, MBC
is an association of more than 550 biotechnology companies,
universities, academic institutions and others dedicated to
advancing cutting-edge research.
MassMEDIC The only organization in New England dedicated to the specialized
interests of the medical device sector, MassMEDIC advocates
industry positions at the federal and state government levels,
and conducts numerous informational seminars, conferences
and issue briefings. The organization's 300 members include
manufacturers, product developers, suppliers, research institutions
and academic health centers.
Technology Leadership Council (MTLC)
Formed by the Mass Software Council and New England Business
and Technology Association, Inc., MTLC promotes the success
of technology-based companies. The organization offers educational
programs and events, sponsors research and information services,
and advocates for technology policies that promote innovation
Industries of Massachusetts (AIM)
Established in 1915, AIM is the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan
association of Massachusetts employers. AIM's mission is to
promote the well-being of its members and their employees
by improving the economic climate of Massachusetts, proactively
advocating fair and equitable public policy, and providing
relevant information and services.
Municipal Association (MMA)
The MMA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association that provides
advocacy, training, publications, research and other services
to Massachusetts cities and towns. The MMA is the only statewide
organization that brings municipal officials together to establish
unified policies, advocate these policies, and ensure the
effective delivery of services to community residents.
MassEconomy.org is an online resource for information about
recent economic stimulus programs enacted in Massachusetts
and about the Massachusetts economy in general.
of Small Business & Entrepreneurship (OSBE)
To help support growing businesses, OSBE works with the State's
many service organizations, as well as directly with small
businesses, to help provide growing companies with the technical
assistance, financing and business resources necessary for